Spring 2016 Sustainability Courses

Spring 2016 Sustainability Courses

For Spring 2016, Sustainable Duke identified 229 sustainability-related courses at Duke.  Find a compiled a list of courses that include sustainability topics, and the same list of courses with descriptions.  Below, there is also a selection of highlighted courses in which sustainability is the primary focus, as well as a list of University Writing Program courses with a sustainability focus. Please email us to suggest additional courses for the current, or upcoming semester.


Highlighted Courses:

BIOLOGY 209D-2
Ecology for a Crowded Planet
CEE 302L-001
Intro to Soil Mechanics
ECE 496-01
Solar Cells
ECON 390S-03 Social Inequalities/Low Wage
ENERGY 631-01 
Energy Technology and Impact on the Environment
ENERGY 830-01  Building Energy on Campus: Evaluating Efficiency and Conservation Measures at Duke
ENGLISH 490-01
Environment in Literature, Law & Science
ENVIRON 89S-01
Into the Woods: Duke Forest
ENVIRON 590-05 Diversity & Inclusion in Environmental Field
ETHICS 301S-01 Business and Human Rights
LS 760-24 Biodiversity of NC
PUBPOL 830-01 Urban Policy: Transportation

University Writing Courses with a Sustainability Focus:

WRITING 101 64 - 66 Citizen Science
WRITING 101 39 - 41 Debt, Race and Power
WRITING 101 31, 32 History & Environmental Justice

View a more complete list here.

Every attempt was made to make this list as comprehensive as possible, if there are other courses that should be included, feel free to contact sustainability@duke.edu.